William Burroughs: The Naked Lunch, First Edition paperback, Olympia Press (1959)

£285.00

First edition of this groundbreaking novel by Beat writer William Burroughs.

Published in Paris, France by Olympia Press in 1959 as part of the publisher’s Traveller’s Companion Series, this first edition copy has 1500 Francs printed on both the book and the William Burroughs designed calligraphic dust jacket.

Condition of book is VG. Small owners name written in ink on opening blank leaf, some foxing to edges, but otherwise tight with no loose or missing pages.

Condition of dust jacket is VG, with small chip on top of front cover.

Description

First edition of this groundbreaking novel by Beat writer William Burroughs.

Published in Paris, France by Olympia Press in 1959 as part of the publisher’s Traveller’s Companion Series, this first edition copy has 1500 Francs printed on both the book and the William Burroughs designed calligraphic dust jacket.

Condition of book is VG. Small owners name written in ink on opening blank leaf, some foxing to edges, but otherwise tight with no loose or missing pages.

Condition of dust jacket is VG, with small chip on top of front cover.